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Community Enrichment Courses

Community Enrichment Courses

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     Autumn is the perfect time of the year for individuals to focus on new hobbies, mind and body, and personal fitness.  Over 20 information-packed personal enrichment courses are being offered in the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown’s “Discover Fall 2011” program.

     The “Personal Enrichment” series includes courses on conversational sign language, cake decorating, do-it-yourself projects, calligraphy, oil painting, clay creations, a virtual outback tour of the Pitt-Johnstown campus, and a guided holiday tour of historic Moxham.

     The “Mind and Body” series includes Zumba, ballroom basics, tai chi and chi gong, inspirational meditation, and belly dancing courses.

     In the “Cyber Series,” participants can learn how to use some of todays most popular software to increase productivity and maximize their computer’s potential.

     Offered in partnership with the Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center, several courses are available including, “Homemade Apple and Pumpkin Bread,” “Italian Chicken Romano,” “Brazilian Samba Workout,” “Holiday Nut Rolls,” “Polish Pierogies,” and “Seafood Italiano.”

     The Family series includes courses on babysitter training and a mother and daughter workshop.

     Classes begin the week of October 24 and special discounted prices are available for those who register early.  The “Discover Fall 2011” brochure is available online at or by calling the Office of Community Education and Outreach at 814-269-2099.

     Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  The University offers a high-quality educational experience in a supportive living-learning environment designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.  Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best Northeastern College,” and by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School.”  Additionally, Pitt-Johnstown has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Pitt-Johnstown…at the forefront of leading baccalaureate colleges…


Posted by Shook, Kimberly on 10/11/2011 3:00:00 PM